The 2017 390 Duke looks meaner than before and is more manageable with major upgrades in features and equipment. Here’s Sherman Nazareth with his first impressions.

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34 COMMENTS

  1. doe's this model pose heating issues like it's predecessor? or was it brought down to a tolerable levels.

  2. thanks Sherman. another super review. your insights are brilliant and crisp. keep them coming them mate ! great bike great folk

  3. So in two and half years and 22000kms of owning the KTM RC390 I have replaced:-
    Radiator fan: 5 times
    Coolant: 5 times
    Stator assembly: 1 time
    Roll on sensor: 1 time
    Air filter box: 2 times
    Rear wheel speed sensor: 1 time
    Fuel pump: 1 time
    HT coil: 1 time
    Head Gasket: 2 times
    Now again my fan has failed and now the bike is burning oil idk how.
    All this inspite of getting the bike serviced on time from authorised service centre.
    So please think twice before you buy a KTM product! ??
    #ktmindia #ktm

  4. Hi

    I am 5.10 ft looking for fast machine for touring. How this bike can be for long rides like Ladakh?

    Thank u

  5. I'm planning to buy a bike this year.. budget is 1.40L confused between R15 v3.. CBR150R.. Suzuki GSXR 150.. FZ-25.. Duke 125.. Can't decide can anyone plz suggest me.. with reason

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